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The Grand Hotel is located on Nuwara Eliya Hill, adjacent to the Nuwara Eliya Golf Course. Surrounded by tropical greenery and enjoying cool climates, it features 2 restaurants, a shopping arcade and a gym.

Rooms at Grand Hotel are equipped with heating. Each room has satellite TV, a mini fridge, and tea/coffee making facilities. The private bathroom offers a hot shower and a hairdryer.

Guests can relax in the sauna, or play a round of golf. Other facilities include a 24-hour reception and a business center. Laundry services are available.

International dishes are served at Barnes Hall, while Grand Indian Restaurant offers specialties from North and South India. The hotel also has a wine cellar.

The Grand Hotel is a 6-hour drive from Colombo International Airport.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Grand Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 29, 2011

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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Junior Suite
  • 1 queen bed
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Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Victoria Park, Nuwara Eliya
    0.2 miles
  • Nuwara Eliya Post Office
    0.2 miles
  • Mackwoods Tea Museum
    0.3 miles
  • Nuwara Eliya Golf Club
    0.4 miles
  • Royal Colombo Golf Club
    0.4 miles
  • Single Tree Hill
    0.8 miles
  • Galway's Land National Park
    0.9 miles
  • Gregory Lake
    1.3 miles
  • Pedro Tea Factory
    2.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Hakgala Botanical Garden
    4.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Piduruthalagala Mountain
    1.2 miles
  • Lake Gregory Lake
    1.9 miles
Public transit
  • Train Nanu Oya Train Station
    2.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    61.1 miles
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2 Restaurants On Site

    BARNES HALL

    MAGNOLIA

    Food: American

Amenities of The Grand Hotel
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool bar
  • Heated pool
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Fitness
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules The Grand Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

1 - 3 years
Crib by request
Free
5 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
$35 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

A negative coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result is mandatory to check in to this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests must meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about The Grand Hotel

  • The Grand Hotel is 1.3 miles from the center of Nuwara Eliya.

  • Check-in at The Grand Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at The Grand Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Grand Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Indoor pool
    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Kids' club
    • Evening entertainment
    • Spa facilities
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding
    • Personal trainer
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Themed dinners
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Locker rooms
    • Fitness
    • Cooking class
    • Steam room
    • Bike tours
    • Indoor pool (year-round)
    • Live music/Performance
    • Foot bath
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness classes
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Guests staying at The Grand Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Grand Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Yes, The Grand Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The Grand Hotel has 2 restaurants:

    • MAGNOLIA
    • BARNES HALL

  • Room options at The Grand Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite